Category Archives: Reviews

Xrin Arms – ‘Human Hallucinogen’

“There was black magic leakin’ on the rhino” Available from the label here. Xrin Arms can be found on twitter. Recommended tracks: ‘Bordello Soiree’, ‘Human Stuffing’, ‘Magical Hatred’ It’s pronounced “You’re in [or “Urine”] Arms“, before you ask! Formerly known … Continue reading

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Violet Hour – ‘Castro Arms’

If music had a dukedom  (listen here) Castro Arms is the debut EP from curious Berkeley band Violet Hour. Violet Hour is comprised of…well, it’s hard to say really… the true identity of the band is hard to put a … Continue reading

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Lil B – ‘I’m Gay’

“The Hood is a lie.” (listen here)   (Buyable through iTunes, also released by Lil B for free download) Recommended tracks: ‘I Hate Myself’, ‘Open Thunder Eternal Slumber’ It seems like it has been difficult to be on the internet for … Continue reading

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Lupen Crook – Waiting for the Postman

“The joyous bay of a hound at play,The caw of a rook on its homeward way, Oh these shall be the music for me For I love, I love the path of the free,” (“I Love, I Love the Free” … Continue reading

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Jack Cheshire – Copenhagen

Pleasantly guiding the way to introversion (listen here) Recommended Tracks: ‘Copenhagan’, ‘Time Travel’ I am very glad to have discovered Jack Cheshire in the summer. He is very much an artist to listen to on hazy days of gentle breeze … Continue reading

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My Glastonbury 2011 Sunday

The sun came out on sunday, in a take no prisoners destructive beating down tireless breezeless way, so I decided to go and watch bands on outside stages in a reckless and cavalier fashion. It was worth it though because … Continue reading

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My Glastonbury 2011 Saturday

This is my saturday from midnight to midnight. Quite a few interesting discoveries in this list that may well find their way into my iTunes library. A little miffed that I missed Fight Like Apes, but they are a must … Continue reading

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My Glastonbury 2011 Friday

The weather gods were listening to the same bands as me this Glastonbury, and they seem to be big Pulp fans as well. This was my first Glastonbury, and I managed to collect the full spectrum of weather, food, music … Continue reading

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Shy And The Fight – Living

A mellow set for a strong septet. Recommended Tracks: ‘How To Stop An Imploding Man’ & ‘Living’ (listen here) Shy and the Fight aren’t your average Alt. Folk band; this septet hailing from Chester and North Wales, bring forward an … Continue reading

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Birds vs Planes – Sew Up the Sky single

A confused, though throughly enjoyable concoction. (listen here) Birds vs Planes are a 5 piece alt-indie group from Carlisle with two jangly guitars, a definite and trashy rhythm section, and a ballsy female singer, but this is merely the surface. … Continue reading

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